The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
C.O.R.N. Newsletter
OSU Extension
Ohio State ATI
November 10 - November 24, 2015
Editor: Harold Watters, CPAg/CCA

Some reminders about fall herbicide treatments and cover crops

Author: Mark Loux

There is still time to apply herbicides yet this fall.  The frosts that are starting to occur have little effect on the weeds of concern – marestail, purple deadnettle, chickweed, etc.  We have applied well into December with acceptable results.  Fall treatments are a key component of marestail m

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Where’s the Wheat?

Authors: Laura Lindsey, Pierce Paul

Dry soil has delayed wheat emergence. On October 20, we travelled to the Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Wood County to do a wheat stand count. However, we didn’t find anything to count, and the wheat was planted on October 1.

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Managing Precision Ag Data

Author: John Barker

The economics of today’s agriculture necessitate looking for ways to improve profit margins.  Accurate data collected with our precision ag equipment can have tremendous value.  Harvest data reveals the results of everything that happened in our fields in any given year.  However, data collection

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2015 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials Available Online

Author: Laura Lindsey

The purpose of the Ohio Soybean Performance Trials is to evaluate soybean varieties for yield and other agronomic characteristics. This evaluation gives soybean producers comparative information for selecting the best varieties for their unique production systems.

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Faculty Search- Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems

Author: Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA

Ohio State University Extension is seeking applicants for a faculty position of Field Specialist, Agronomic Systems. The summary of duties is listed below and a complete listing of the position description can be found at the link below.

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Two Agronomy Workshops will be held February 15 and 16

Two Agronomy Workshops will be held February 15 and 16, 2016 at Selby Hall on the Ohio State University OARDC Wooster campus.

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About C.O.R.N. Newsletter

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.

Glen Arnold, CCA
Field Specialist, Manure Nutrient Management
Mark Badertscher
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Bruce Clevenger, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Steve Culman
State Specialist, Soil Fertility
Sam Custer
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Mike Gastier, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Ed Lentz, CCA
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Sarah Noggle
Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
Eric Richer, CCA
Field Specialist, Farm Management
Peter Thomison
State Specialist, Corn Production

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